Family: Onagraceae

Scientific Name: Oenothera fruiticosa Youngii Lapsley

Common Name: Youngii Lapsley Sundrops

DescriptionA fast spreading perennial with bright yellow flowers and red buds.
Plant TypeAll Plants, Perennials Hardy
Hardiness Zone3-7
Moistureaverage, tolerates draught
Soil & Siteaverage, toerates dry
Flowersbright yellow flowers, red buds
Leavesbrilliant red fall foliage
Maintenancecontrol of spread
Propagationeasy from division
Native SiteNative to the United States.
Misc FactsOenothera is Greek for "Wine Drinking". Legend has it that roots of some species were used as relishes with after-dinner wines.
Notes & Reference#04-Herbaceous Perennial Plants (Allan Armitage), #40-Herbaceous Ornamental Plants (Steven Stills)
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